In addition to the community events below, we run workshops and seminars, based on up-to-date and peer-reviewed research for teachers, other professionals and families. Visit our Workshops and Seminars page to learn more.
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April 2020

28 April

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Positive Partnerships – Supporting Transitions in the Secondary Years & Beyond | Webinar | 28/04/2020

Transitions can be challenging for teenagers when negotiating secondary school environments and planning for post school options. During this webinar, we will:  Explore secondary school environments and the impact they have on transitions Share how individual strengths and interests can support transition planning Discuss strategies to support successful transitions and planning for change Reflect on the value of a collaborative approach to planning that includes the voice of your young person Be part of an interactive hour where you get…

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29 April

9:30am - 10:30am

Building Communication Skills | Webinar | 29/04/2020

Communication is a two-way process that involves the act of giving and receiving information. It’s a part of how we engage in everyday activities, connect with each other and understand our world.

 
This training is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 8 years

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30 April

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Positive Partnerships – Supporting Transitions in the Secondary Years & Beyond | Webinar | 30/04/2020

Transitions can be challenging for teenagers when negotiating secondary school environments and planning for post school options. During this webinar, we will:  Explore secondary school environments and the impact they have on transitions Share how individual strengths and interests can support transition planning Discuss strategies to support successful transitions and planning for change Reflect on the value of a collaborative approach to planning that includes the voice of your young person Be part of an interactive hour where you get…

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May 2020

05 May

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Early Days My Child & Autism | 05/05/2020 | Webinar

Please note that we require a minimum of 8 registrations for this workshop to go ahead. The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. What this workshop offers: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What ASD looks like for your child and your family. How…

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07 May

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Emotional Regulation: What’s the Big Deal? | Webinar | 07/05/2020

This webinar is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 18 years

Emotions make us feel, but they also make us act. Emotional regulation forms part of a set of skills we all need to help us control our feelings, thoughts and responses to different situations.

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09 May

9:30am - 11:00am

Social Skills for Young Adults | Webinar | Shenton Park | 09/05/2020

The shift into adulthood brings about some exciting changes, among these exposure to a multitude of different people and social settings. Whilst exciting, many young adults with Autism benefit from guidance in navigating these changes.

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14 May

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Early Days Helping My Child with Change | 14/05/2020 | Webinar

The Early Days Workshops are provided free to families and carers (unpaid) of children aged 0 to 6 years with (or who may have) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We recommend attending an introductory session such Early Days: My Child and Autism prior to attending other topics. What this workshop offers: Understanding why change is hard and how it impacts on young children with ASD. Strategies for preparing for change in everyday situations. This training will be delivered via webinar using Zoom software, which means…

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14 May

6:00pm - 7:30pm

What is AAC? | Webinar | 14/05/2020

This webinar is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism aged 0 to 18 years

AAC stands for Augmentative & Alternative Communication and involves the use of multiple strategies to support communication. AAC may be used as an alternative to speech or as an addition to ‘augment’ or enhance the person’s existing speech.

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19 May

9:30am - 11:30am

Autism: What are the Early Indicators? | Webinar | 19/05/2020

FREE webinar for Community Health and Family Professionals, including Community Health Nurses, Social Workers, Community Allied Health Professional, Local Coordinators, NDIS Planners, Childcare Workers, and Teachers

What are the early indicators of Autism? What role can parents and people who work with children play in supporting early diagnosis and intervention?

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23 May

9:30am - 11:00am

Making it a Success! Getting Ready to Start School | Webinar | 23/05/2020

Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Tce
Shenton Park, WA 6008 Australia

This training is recommended for parents and carers of children with Autism transitioning into Kindy or Pre-Primary for the first time

Moving from the safe and familiar environment of home into school for the first time can be both exciting and a little scary. Starting school is a big step for little people! Planning, practical preparation and building familiarity, will help you make this important life transition a success!

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